Nike+ Human Race

Nike is challenging people young and old, of every fitness

level, to get up and run together on one day – around the world. More

specifically, they are looking to have one million runners participate in a 10K

called the Nike+ Human Race on August 31.

Proceeds from the Nike Human Race

will benefit three global charities:

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF)


Physical 10K races will take place in 25 global markets from

London to Istanbul to Shanghai and Sao Paulo. In the U.S., they will be hosted

in Austin, Chicago, New York and L.A. Major musical acts will perform following

the races in each of those markets including Ben Harper, Fall Out Boy,

All-American Rejects and Kanye West respectively.

Those residing outside of physical race markets can join in

via NikePlus, by registering for

the race and uploading their 10K run data to on race day, August


  • What: Nike+ Human Race, a 10K race that brings together

    the power of sport and music to inspire and connect runners from every corner

    of the planet.
  • Why: To unite runners globally like never before while

    raising money for three great charities – LAF, WWF and
  • When: August 31, 2008
  • Where: 25 cities across the globe and for a complete list of

    host cities, visit
  • Who: With a goal of securing one million participants

    globally, anyone can register for the Nike+ Human Race on

    Runners who can't make it to a physical race city can also participate by

    using Nike+. With the Nike+ iPod and Nike+ Sport Band, runners can track

    their miles and sync online, so they too can be part of the bigger race effort.

* How to register:

IF you're in NYC:

Join The Nike+ Human Race 10K and Bring a Friend to see The

All-American Rejects

Register for the NYC Nike+ Human Race 10K by July 31st and

you'll receive a complimentary guest ticket for The All-American Rejects

concert following the race. This is a limited time offer available while

supplies last, so don't wait. Visit The Nike+

Human Race
10K site to register and join the other 10,000 New York

participants in the world's largest race.

Upon registering, please print out your confirmation ticket

and bring it to one of the following locations to claim your guest ticket:

NIKETOWN NY - 3rd Floor Running Desk

NIKE RUNNERS' STATION - Hudson River Park at Harrison Street

Remember to sign up early and take advantage of this special

offer so that you can bring your friend along to share in this great event!


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